BA in Classics with concentration in Classical Languages

 Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BA in Classics with a concentration in Classical Languages. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing I)13ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing II)13
Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking (consider CLSX course)33Goal 1.2 Quantitative Reasoning3
Goal 3 Arts and Humanities (consider CLSX course)33Goal 3 Social Science (consider CLSX course)33
GRK 104 or LAT 104 (1st Semester Language (BA Second Language))15GRK 108 or LAT 108 (2nd Semester Language (BA Second Language) )5
 14 14
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
GRK 301, 302, 303, or LAT 112 (3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language), Language/Literature Requirement (1 of 5))3GRK 310, 312, LAT 300, LAT 301, LAT 302, LAT 303, LAT 304, LAT 305, or LAT 375 (4th Semester Language (BA Second Language), Language/Literature Requirement (2 of 5))3
LAT 104 or GRK 10425LAT 108 or GRK 10825
Goal 2.2 Communication (consider CLSX course)33Goal 3 Natural Science3
BA Quantitative Reasoning (QR)3BA Laboratory/Field Experience (LFE)1
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 17 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Greek/Latin Language/Literature Requirement (3 of 5)43Greek/Latin Language/Literature Requirement (4 of 5)43
Classics Elective (1 of 3)53Classics Elective (2 of 3)53
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Goal 4.2 Global Awareness (consider CLSX course)33
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Greek/Latin Language/Literature Requirement (5 of 5)43CLSX 502, 504, 505, 507, 508, 510, 550, or 577 (Goal 6 Integration and Creativity, Classics Elective (3 of 3))53
Goal 5 Social Responsibility and Ethics (consider CLSX course)33Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 15 15
Total Hours 120

KU Core Options within the department

Please note:


All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level.


The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal. However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.